Peter Dennis/ Jonathan Birch

Listen to the podcast

Tuesday 13 January 2015, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Peter Dennis, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

Chair: Jonathan Birch, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

Appeals to rationality are found in every area of life. We all aspire to be rational, and criticise others when we think they’re being irrational. But how can we accuse one other of being irrational if we don’t know what it is? In this lecture, Peter Dennis considered what rationality is—and why we need it.